THIS GROUNDBREAKING COMPILATION, edited by two scholars who helped to establish the “health and human rights” field, systematically explores the structures and processes of human rights implementation in global health institutions while arguing that a rights-based approach to health governance advances global health. The 640-page volume brings together forty-six experienced scholars and practitioners who have contributed to twenty-five chapters organized into six thematic sections. This “unprecedented collection of experts” provides unique, hands-on insights into how the “institutional determinants of the rights-based approach to health” facilitate—or hinder—the “mainstreaming” of human rights into global health interventions. The institutional determinants, which—in the contributors’ view—promote the effective integration of human rights implementation into global health governance are: governance (formal commitments, human rights leadership, and member State support), bureaucracy (institutional structure and human rights culture), collaborations (inter-organizational partnerships and civil society participation), and accountability (internal monitoring and independent evaluation).
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"Human Rights in Global Health: Rights- Based Governance for a Globalizing World edited by Benjamin M. Meier and Lawrence O. Gostin1."
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